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OCHA “extremely concerned” for displaced

Attacks against displaced populations in Burundi have increased significantly, UN spokesman Fred Eckhard said yesterday (Monday) in New York, quoting an OCHA statement. Eckhard said OCHA was “extremely concerned” about the reported increase in violence against displaced persons in camps. OCHA called on all parties to respect universal humanitarian principles and human rights and to avoid a further deterioration of the humanitarian situation in the country, the spokesman said.

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